NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI) was awarded Best Sell-Side Market Risk Product for RiskManager, its scalable multi-asset class risk management platform, in the 2016 Waters Technology Sell-Side Technology Awards. Hosted by Waters Magazine, Waters Technology and Sell-Side Technology, the fourth annual awards aim to recognize the leading technologies and providers in their area of expertise. Winners are decided by eight judges, including four sell-side CIOs and consultants and four of Waters Magazine's senior staff members.
Peter Zangari, Managing Director and Global Head of Analytics at MSCI, said, “It’s an honor to have RiskManager, one of the most recognized and trusted risk management platforms, recognized by professionals who are on the frontlines of addressing the significant risk issues affecting their companies. On a daily basis our clients confront macroeconomic and political uncertainty and continually evolving regulation. We are responding with tools and services that help clients identify those risks and operate more efficiently. We are constantly enhancing our multi-asset risk management suite with research-driven innovations that address the changing and complex risk landscape.”
RiskManager provides clients deep, multi-asset class risk analytics across a very broad range of instruments including commodities, equities, fixed-income, FX, mortgages, structured credit, alternatives, and private assets. The platform combines multiple Value-at-Risk (VaR) simulation methodologies, robust stress testing, sensitivity analysis, and flexible instrument pricing models. RiskManager features powerful editing and diagnostic tools providing clients with easy-to-use portfolio analysis capabilities. It also offers stress testing capabilities that enable institutional investors the ability to evaluate the impact of market events ranging from changes in interest rates or the price of oil to the slowdown in China or changes in the price of oil to the possibility of Britain leaving the European Union.
For more than 40 years, MSCI’s research-based indexes and analytics have helped the world’s leading investors build and manage better portfolios. Clients rely on our offerings for deeper insights into the drivers of performance and risk in their portfolios, broad asset class coverage and innovative research.
Our line of products and services includes indexes, analytical models, data, real estate benchmarks and ESG research.
MSCI serves 97 of the top 100 largest asset managers, based upon P&I data as of December 2014 and MSCI client data as of June 2015.
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